Arthur Machen - Quotes

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It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible. ---->>>

If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress. ---->>>

It is all nonsense, to be sure; and so much the greater nonsense inasmuch as the true interpretation of many dreams - not by any means of all dreams - moves, it may be said, in the opposite direction to the method of psycho-analysis. ---->>>

For, usually and fitly, the presence of an introduction is held to imply that there is something of consequence and importance to be introduced. ---->>>

Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago. ---->>>

Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent years the silly business of divination by dreams has ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science. ---->>>

Every branch of human knowledge, if traced up to its source and final principles, vanishes into mystery. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Welsh
Born: March 3, 1863
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Die: 12-15, 1947
Occupation: Author
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Arthur Machen (; 3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. His novella The Great God Pan (1890; 1894) has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror (Stephen King has called it "Maybe the best [horror story] in the English language") (wikipedia)